Chapter 21

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  1. What is Pelvic inflammitory disease (PID)?
    Is an infection of the female upper organs of reproduction - specifically the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes.
  2. What is chlamydia?
    STD symptoms are or could be lower abdominal pain, low back pain, nausea, fever, pain during intercourse, and or/ bleeding between periods.
  3. What is bacterial vaginosis?
    Infection where normal vaginal bacteria is replaced by an overgrowth of other bacterial forms.
  4. What are symptoms of bacterial vaginosis?
    Itching, burning, or pain and may be occopanied by a "fishy" foul-smelling discharge. Left untreated it can lead to premature birth or low birth weight.
  5. What is gonorrhea?
    STD, a bacterium that can grow and multiply rapidly in the warm moist areas of the reproductive tract.
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Chapter 21
Gynecologic Emergencies
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